Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-293480

Description

Unused fragment of floral flocked wallpaper. Groupings of stylized flowers in maroon flocking are joined to each other by draping foliate vines. The flocking is block-printed over ochre stripes on polished cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
flocking
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Beautiful flock - dupllicate" (handwritten)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.253

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1191

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Stripes
Vines

Period/Style

Floral
Stripe